Aid and Civil-Military relations in Afghanistan Philip Poupin/Jenny Matthews/CARE download

Aid and Civil-Military relations in Afghanistan

Across all provinces in Afghanistan, there are non-governmental organisations (NGOs) delivering assistance in the midst of violence and political instability.

Their ability to implement programmes safely and effectively is increasingly jeopardised by the deteriorating security situation.

In some districts, NGOs have significantly reduced their operations or even withdrawn entirely as their staff, projects and beneficiaries come under attack.

In this challenging context, aid agencies have a responsibility to understand and manage their interactions with a range of armed forces active in Afghanistan.

  • Countries: Albania
  • Co-authors: British Agencies Afghanistan Group (BAAG)
  • Published: January 2008

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